Being a room attendant in a hotel is not an easy job. There are so many possibilities of what kind of room you should clean up. Besides, every guest has their own tendencies in using their room. Some of them are messy and others are not. Regardless of the situation, a room attendant should be ready and prepared to face any kind of room’s condition.
The problem is limited time in cleaning the room. Room attendants should be able to perform fast room cleaning to not disturb the guest’s convenience at playing http://18.104.22.168. That’s why room attendants usually have training and equipment to perform perfect job at cleaning room.
Here are steps of room cleaning according to hotel’s standard procedure:
It is a must for room attendants to knock twice before entering the room. While knocking, they should announce who they are by saying ‘housekeeping’ so the guests who they are. It is also a must to announce themselves again once they enter the room.
The first step in cleaning the hotel room is stripping the sheets. Room attendants usually use the dirty sheet to pack for the rest of the items so every mess won’t scatter everywhere. Making bed is the next step. While doing so, room attendants should inspect if there is stain or dirt on the bed.
Room attendants usually come with bag trash so every rubbish will be disposed into it. Visible surfaces are also being inspected to check if there is rubbish. It also includes inside the drawers.
The next step is dusting. The room is dusted properly from the highest furniture to the bottom. Every furniture of the room is dusted properly including lamp shades, window sills, as well as hanging artwork such as painting or frames.
Next step is wiping down hard surfaces using a clean set of cloths. This process also includes sanitizing the room from germs and bacteria especially in areas or items prone to contact such as door handles, remote control, light switch, or telephone.
Next step is cleaning the bathroom and sanitize it using proper products. Then, room attendants replenish the supplies including personal care products. Then, checking the curtains, pillow, and throws to make sure they are in good display.
The last step is vacuum the room while checking the carpet for any stain or damage. The process is finished by leaving the room with neutral odor at balanced temperature. Room attendants can announce their leave to the guest.